How can I further separate my recyclables, & what should I do if I have limited space to store them?

Start small - audit your household and start recycling the one material you produce most.  Then when you are comfortable, begin with another material.  You can use cans, boxes, or bags inside of the bins to hold your materials, separately.  The City of Cortez allows residents to have two of our collection bins.  You may also set out an additional container for recycling, but it needs to remain separated, and preferably labeled as “Recycling” so our refuse collectors don’t throw them away.

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1. How do I get a city recycling container:
2. When is my refuse picked up?
3. Why the sudden adjustment in our recycling mix?
4. Since the City of Cortez has a source-separated recycling program, doesn’t it pay off with us taking extra steps to separate our items?
5. If we already use domestic markets whenever possible, then why do we need to separate our recycling even further than we already are?
6. Why is it so hard for us to get our recycling to market?
7. How can I further separate my recyclables, & what should I do if I have limited space to store them?